Jesse Barnes

Principal, Managing Broker
Fishing is life
Love sushi
Dislikes olives
Hometown: Cedar falls, IA

Rayce Harman

Chief Operating Officer, Realtor®
Certified Sommelier
Likes art, music, and cooking
Dislikes beets
Hometown: Iowa Falls, IA

Jason Sommerfelt

Learned to do a backflip in a couple of hours
Likes working out
Dislikes cooking
Hometown: Waterloo, IA

Josephine Kreiss

Likes house plants, mountains, and food
Dislikes Toby from The Office, meat, and hamburger pickles
Is the youngest of 7 siblings
Hometown: Galena, IL

Matthew Petty

Leasing Agent
My left eye has white eyelashes due to a skin condition (Vitiligo)
I enjoy cooking
I strongly dislike personality quizzes
Hometown: Waterloo, IA

What makes our team special

Dream Sweet Realty agents are your trusted experts in Chicagoland real estate. With a dynamic market where availability and prices change daily across thousands of properties and buildings, it’s crucial to partner with professionals who truly understand the local landscape. We possess the expertise to identify the best options and value based on your criteria, ensuring accurate information that aligns with your needs.

When you work with a Dream Sweet Realty agent, you are the top priority. As a boutique company, we deliberately maintain a select clientele to provide personalized attention. Unlike larger brokerages, where clients can easily feel lost in the shuffle, we are fully committed to your satisfaction. Our investment in your happiness means we go above and beyond, leaving no stone unturned to find the perfect fit for you.

We go above and beyond to ensure the entire process runs smoothly. We are not just here for a transaction; we are your dedicated ally for the long term. Think of us as your trusted friend, guiding you through every step of the home search process, from start to finish. Count on us to provide unwavering support and assistance, ensuring a seamless journey towards finding your next dream home, apartment, or condo.


Why you should join the Dream Sweet Realty Team

Looking to get into real estate as a career yourself? Many real-estate companies make promises they don’t follow through with – so we wanted to be different. We wanted to have better training, provide proper support, and have a constant willingness to help our agents when they need it. And, that’s exactly what we’ve built.

We provide extensive training at the start and throughout your journey with Dream Sweet Realty. We provide tools including a custom-built CRM and a messaging platform that keep everyone on the team connected. Our culture fosters a close family-like community where driven individuals can learn from each other and about each other.

Just like our approach with our clients, employees are not one of many – they’re given the priority they deserve.

If you’re interested in learning more about what it’s like to be part of the Dream Sweet Realty team, please reach out to us. We look forward to meeting you.